Joseph (Hohepa) Teihoka

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 26 November 1886, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 16 June 1934, Taumutu
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/193
  • Served In A Company, 1st Māori Contingent
  • Next of Kin Mrs Mere Teihoka (Mother), Taumutu, Leeston
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • Enlisted19 October 1914
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 20, Warrimoo, departed 14 February 1915, Wellington, disembarked Suez, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916
  • Periods of service120 days in New Zealand, one year 58 days overseas. Total service of one year and 177 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Maheno, 6 September 1916
  • Discharged10 May 1916 physically unfit for active service
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

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